Kosovo

Kosovo PM Haradinaj Rejects Erdogan’s CriticismPhoto: Kosova Press

Kosovo PM Haradinaj Rejects Erdogan’s Criticism

“Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has rejected criticism from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over his dismissal last week of lower-level officials in Pristina who deported six Turkish citizens with ties to Erdogan’s political foes. Haradinaj, attending a ceremony on April 2 honoring a national hero who resisted […]

Protesters set toll booths on fire on the Durres-Kukes highway in Kalimash near Kukes, Albania March 31, 2018. REUTERS/StringerPhoto: REUTERS/Stringer

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Security Officials Fired Over Turkish Deportations; Erdogan to Kosovo PM Over Deportations : You will pay for this; Violent Protests Over Albania-Kosovo Road Toll

“Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has sacked two top security officials for failing to tell him about the arrest and deportation of six Turks. Turkey says the six support Fethullah Gulen, the US-based cleric blamed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for a plot to oust him in […]

Serbia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Vucic to Visit Turkey, Expects Chinese Leader in Serbia; Serb Military Holds Flyover Near Kosovo; Serbian-American Congress Looks for American Investors; Britain Exerts Soft Power Through BBC Serbia

Serbia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Vucic to Visit Turkey, Expects Chinese Leader in Serbia; Serb Military Holds Flyover Near Kosovo; Serbian-American Congress Looks for American Investors; Britain Exerts Soft Power Through BBC Serbia

“Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic has announced that he would visit Ankara in May. At the same time, he said that he expects China’s president Xi Jinping to visit Serbia again. Considering the recent turmoil in northern Kosovo, the president ironically said that Albanians are ‘powerful, great and strong” […]

Kosovska Mitrovica, 28. marta 2018.- Poslanik Srpske liste Igor Simic (L) obratio se prisutnima. Gradonacelnici srpskih opstina sa KiM. U Mitrovackom dvoru pocela je zajednicka sednica odbornika deset opstina sa srpskom vecinom na Kosovu i Metohiji. Sastanak je otvorio predsedavajuci skupstine opstine severna Kosovska Mitrovica Dejan Guresic, koji je rekao da je sednica sazvana po hitnom postupku zbog situacije. FOTO TANJUG/ ZORAN ZESTIC/ nrPhoto: N1

Kosovo Serbs Meet in Mitrovica and Call for Association to be Formed, Police Officials to Resign, and International Community to be More Alert

“A meeting of representatives of Serb-majority municipalities in Kosovo and Metohija was held at ‘Mitrovica Palace’. Three conclusions were adopted. 1. If Pristina is not ready to start working on the establishment of the Community of Serb Municipalities (ZSO) in the next three weeks, the Serbian municipalities and institutions […]

Mariott Hotels to Open in Kosovo

Mariott Hotels to Open in Kosovo

“US Ambassador to Kosovo Greg Delawie joined the Marriott Hotels signing ceremony this evening to show our support for the first U.S. hotel franchise opening in #Kosovo! This event shows Kosovo’s extraordinary potential as a home for foreign investment. Investments and entrepreneurship are critical to Kosovo’s economic future, but they don’t […]

Vucic Consulted Putin on Kosovo Tension

Vucic Consulted Putin on Kosovo Tension

“Serbia’s president sought advice from Russian President Vladimir Putin on how to respond to a spike in tension with Kosovo. Aleksandar Vucic’s office said in a statement that he informed Putin about the ‘brutal attack’ by Kosovo police on Monday against a senior Serb official who was arrested […]

Nezavisne – Dodik: Kosovo alongside BiH is proof of failed attempts by the WestPhoto: Vesna Andjic/RFERL

Nezavisne – Dodik: Kosovo alongside BiH is proof of failed attempts by the West

“The decision of the Srpska Lista to leave the provisional institutions in Pristina is good, said the President of Republic of Srpska, Milorad Dodik, on the RTRS TV show “Lazanski Direktno.” Looking at yesterday’s scenes from the north of Kosovo, Dodik, he says, felt outraged. He believes that […]

Kosovo Serbs Set Up Road Block, Walk Out of GovernmentPhoto: Bojan Slavkovic (AP)

Kosovo Serbs Set Up Road Block, Walk Out of Government

“Kosovo Serbs set up a roadblock in northern Kosovo and their representatives walked out of Kosovo’s government Tuesday a day after the arrest and expulsion of a senior Serbian government official that has refueled tensions between the Balkan foes. European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini was making […]